מיכאלה) is a feminine given name
. It is a feminine form of the Hebrew name Michael
(מִיכָאֵל), which means "Who is like God?"
It was rare in any country until it became fashionable in West Germany
in the 1950s to 1970s.
As of 2008, it was 357th in rank for newborn girls in the United States,
[[http://www.ssa.gov/OACT/babynames/ Popular Baby Names], Social Security Administration.]
and 325th in England and Wales.
[[http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/publications/re-reference-tables.html?edition=tcm%3A77-49222 2008 Baby Names Statistics Girls], England and Wales, Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 12 September 2011.]
, the name day
for Michaela is 24 August and 29 September and in Czech Republic
, the name day for Michaela is 19 October.